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Purging Unified Auditing Tables Wont Free Space On Database (dba_segments Looks The Same As Before Purge) when LAST_ARCHIVE_TIMESTAMP was not set. (Doc ID 2806764.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Space is not recovering after cleaning the audit data using below:

 BEGIN
 DBMS_AUDIT_MGMT.CLEAN_AUDIT_TRAIL(
 AUDIT_TRAIL_TYPE => DBMS_AUDIT_MGMT.AUDIT_TRAIL_ALL,
 USE_LAST_ARCH_TIMESTAMP => TRUE,
 DATABASE_ID => xxxxxx);
 END;

Cause

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